Dist admn forms teams to tackle monsoon

Dist admn forms teams to tackle monsoon

24x7 control room in DCs office

Dakshina Kannada district administration has formed task forces led by Tahsildars in every taluks for disaster management in the wake of monsoon.

According to the action plan for the year 2012-13 pertaining to the disaster management in case of the occurrence of natural calamities in the district, that was released to the media on Thursday, several teams have been formed in the taluk and the district-level to meet the emergency situations. All the departments have been asked to take up precautionary measures in their limits during the monsoon. A 24X7 control room has been opened in the Deputy Commissioner’s office which can be used by the public seeking help. A task force led by the MCC Commissioner has been formed in the Mangalore City Corporation limits.

Control rooms have been opened in the MCC limits as well as in all the taluk headquarters. Meetings have been convened at taluk levels to discuss about the disaster management.

Other arrangements made in all the taluks of DK are appointment of staff to meet the emergency situations, opening of rehabilitation centers, maintaining regular communication with the expert swimmers, identification of hospitals to provide emergency treatments, formation of flood relief committees, and formation of special quick task force led by Home Guard Commandant, informed the release.

Keep these numbers ready

District control room No (Toll free) - 1077
MCC control room No - 2220306/2220313
Mangalore taluk - 2220587/2410953
Special task force (home guards) - 9845084411
Bantwal taluk - 232120
Puttur taluk - 230349
Belthangady taluk - 232047
Sullia taluk - 230330
Kadaba - 260435
Moodbidri- 238100

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